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Read about our 2023 Volunteer of the Year, the new program - "Four Seasons of Creativity for Elders", and our "Middle-aged Urban Naturalist" makes her debut while our Old Urban Naturalist takes a short break. Plus a collage of photos from 2023 and a recipe for Keema Matar!
Read an update on our ongoing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) work, the newest refurbished fire emergency call box and preparation for winter snow removal. Plus a delicious date bar recipe!
Read about the DC Villages collaborative and meet one of your DC neighbors. Learn about over-the-counter hearing aids and cook up an easy Salmon filet. Plus the Old Urban Naturalist on summer birds in your backyard.
Read excerpts of two of NNV's Board Members' testimony before the DC Council about the importance of the Village movement. Learn some of the history (and hopeful future!) of the Carter Barron Amphitheater and how the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary program can possibly benefit you. Plus the Old Urban Naturalist returns and our annual Tickets for a Cause fundraiser!
We have a brand new newsletter format! Read a message from our new board president with biographies of our two new board members. Learn how to maximise your chances of getting a ride and read about our volunteer of the year, Vin Rocque. Plus a recipe for green beans and an NNV 2023 year in review photo collage. And more!
Read about the restoration of our local antique police and fire call boxes, our outgoing Board president's farewell, and how to safely navigate our community. Plus a recipe for pumpkin soup and the Old Urban Naturalist returns!
Read about how our volunteer requests are handled, an update on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group, and our spring socials. Plus a round up of Older Americans month and a recipe for liver and onions.
Read about how you can help NNV's Working Groups, how NNV and Goods for Good DC worked together to support We are Family Senior Outreach, and the coming of the Joro spider. Plus our current Tickets for a Cause fundraiser and a recipe for banana bread!
Read about the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Village movement, our two new board members, a message from our board president, and the Old Urban Naturalist looks at flocks of birds. Plus the year 2021 in pictures from NNV and a recipe for truffled green beans!
This issue includes an article on getting the most out of your medical appointments, the Tech Corner takes on voice activated devices, the Old Urban Naturalist looks at local animals and how they cope with the coming winter, and we have a recipe for a Five Spice Beet Soup.
This issue includes articles on the future of our newsletter, the Legacy Society, and a new Technology Corner. The Old Urban Naturalist looks at hummingbirds and we have a recipe for a Shrimp Salad Sandwich.
This issue includes an announcement addressing equity in our village, a discussion of the growing need for home healthcare workers, and the Chevy Chase Small Area Plan. The Old Urban Naturalist takes a look at butterflies and we have a recipe for a salmon rolls.
This issue includes a look at the importance of conversation, NNV's "reopening", what DC's second area code will mean for you, and how DC Villages are working to create safe spaces for LGBTQ older adults. The Old Urban Naturalist takes a look at vultures, we have a recipe for a zucchini and tomato tian, and make sure to get your tickets to support our Subsidized Membership Fund!
This issue includes a look at how the vaccine rollout is going for NNV members, an introduction to two of our member groups - the Spanish conversation group and the racial equity bookclub, and what our staff "offices" look like during the pandemic. Plus the Old Urban Naturalist and a recipe for Oatmeal Scotchies!
This issue includes an article about sharing life stories, an introduction to our new Board officers and members, a look at Buglers Across America, and how to celebrate a significant birthday during the pandemic. Plus the Old Urban Naturalist and another delicious recipe!
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